Tag Archive: Copyright


How to Type Trademark, Copyright, Symbols on iPhone and iPad

If you find yourself needing to type a trademark symbol, copyright symbol, or registered symbol on the iPhone or iPad, you can do so easily using either of the two methods below. The first trick to typing the trademark symbol “™”, the registered symbol, “®”, or the copyright symbol “©” will utilize the QuickType suggestion … Read More

When Copyright Gets In The Way, Morning Becomes Midnight

We’ve been trumpeting the tale of a fantastic game in development from the all-star team at Industrial Toys for a while now. Titled Morning Star, it had some serious pedigree and promise. A sci-fi themed first-person shooter from Alex Seropian,…

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Fuckin Idi*t Owns Copyright On Useless App Store App

Here’s a great story: Every morning I browse through the news to find stuff to write about. One of my feeds is from the useful but flawed prMac, a site which lists new products and apps in a particularly annoying way. I found an app called Sunscreen Reapplying Reminder, which is little more than a timer app (hint: use Siri to set your reminders without having to gum up your screen with grassy  [Read More…]

Apple Forced To Pay Chinese Writers Small Settlement In eBook Copyright Dispute [Report]

Apple has been having problems with Chinese writers suing for unlicensed eBook distribution in the App Store. After a group of writers asked Apple for 10 million yuan in damages for unlawfully distributing copyrighted works in certain Chinese apps, the court has forced Apple to pay a smaller settlement fee of 1.03 million yuan, which is only about $ 165,000.

The Wall Street Journal reports:

A Beijing court ordered Apple Inc. to pay 1.03 million  [Read More…]

New Copyright Office Ruling Allows You To Legally Jailbreak Your iPhone, But Not Your iPad

The US Copyright Office reviews the Digital Millennium Copyright Act every three years, looking at requests to create temporary changes that act as ersatz loopholes int he law, typically to address continually changing technology standards. This year, the Copyright Office allows jailbreaking of devices like the iPhone, but not for devices like the iPad.

The Office also ruled that consumers can unlock phones purchased before January 2013, but not thereafter. You’ll also  [Read More…]

Sell Your Used iPad, Violate Copyright Law? It Could Happen

It might be possible in the near future to violate copyright law simply by selling your old iPad 2 or iPod touch to a buyer from eBay or Craigslist, if a case soon to be seen in the Supreme Court goes horribly wrong. The Supreme Court has been asked to examine a lower court decision to prevent the sale of used electronics without securing permission from copyright holders involved in manufacturing the  [Read More…]

Pwn Dev Team’s Recently Released Jailbreak Tool Ac1dSn0w Infringes Copyright Laws

Apparently the recently released jailbreak tool,�Ac1dsn0w, which was recently released by the Pwn Dev Team infringes upon Apple�s code. The jailbreak tool allows for a tethered jailbreak of any iOS 5.0 or iOS 5.0.1 iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPod touch 4G, or iPad 1. It comes with similar tools to other jailbreaking tools and allows you to boot tethered as well as jailbreak. Through the use of Apple�s code, the tool is able to perform a  [Read More…]